A new breeze blows through the WRC

Yes, we didn’t feel that breeze at plus forty in the desert of UAE, but that freshness and the change of generations is visible on the podium of the 2016 World Rafting Championship.

Our wonderful WRC gathering is behind us, and we are full of impressions, as always. There . . . → continue reading . . . A new breeze blows through the WRC

WRC 2016 draws to a close with the Downriver races

The morning started with a pleasant temperature which the U23 men were rather pleased about. They had 5 laps of the course to do and lower temperatures would make it more manageable.

Russia U23 Men – slogging up the hot climb

Russia took the lead from the start and kept stretching it. Brazil . . . → continue reading . . . WRC 2016 draws to a close with the Downriver races

Open Slalom and Downriver U19 and U23 Women

What a day of racing!

The Open teams had a challenging Slalom course, which, once again, some loved and some hated. Gate 13 proved unlucky for many. The course was designed to be a challenge even for the top teams, not just a speed test, but . . . → continue reading . . . Open Slalom and Downriver U19 and U23 Women

Organizers & spectators alike laud high level of competition

 

Germany, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Brazil, and New Zealand dominated the slalom races held today as part of the ongoing 2016 World Rafting Championship running until November 5, 2015 at Wadi Adventure in Al Ain.

The races ran from 8am until 1:30pm and pitted all 85 participating teams from 28 countries in the . . . → continue reading . . . Organizers & spectators alike laud high level of competition

Home nation, UAE, cheers on their debuting National Rafting Team

Brazil, Russia, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Norway & Japan top in World Rafting Championship opener in Wadi Adventure 

UAE, November 2, 2016 – In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Muhammad bin Khalifa bin Sultan bin Shakhbout Al Nahyan, the first-ever UAE edition of the World Rafting Championship (WRC) went off to a great . . . → continue reading . . . Home nation, UAE, cheers on their debuting National Rafting Team

Live streaming of the 2016 World Rafting Champs!!!

We are very excited to announce that Wadi Adventures have secured live streaming for the races tomorrow. We start off with Sprint, which will start at 8am and take about one and a half hours. After a break the Head to Head will start at 10am – always an exciting event to watch as the . . . → continue reading . . . Live streaming of the 2016 World Rafting Champs!!!

Czech Open Men’s team, Hiko, coming to UAE

HIKO is a team with whom we have already worked (European R4 heavy machinery, HIKO rafting team), and they are generally well known, so we will skip the introductory part and move on to questions.

Ales, let’s start with your impressions from China, where you won first place. What composition was the team . . . → continue reading . . . Czech Open Men’s team, Hiko, coming to UAE

Hungary, flat water specialists seeking white water

In Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, at the World Rafting Championship, Hungary will be represented by two teams, both in the women’s categories. The one is Masters Women, and the other is, this team in the Open Women. This is the strongest womne’s category in this sport, so there is a very difficult . . . → continue reading . . . Hungary, flat water specialists seeking white water

Refreshed NED U23 Men’s team coming to Al Ain

We are one step away from the beginning of the WRC competition, and we present to you once again the unusual combination in the U23 Men’s team from Holland, that are coming to the WRC, a mixed team.

Forward Motion has long been present on the rafting scene (team-forward-motion-likes-sports-rafting), . . . → continue reading . . . Refreshed NED U23 Men’s team coming to Al Ain

Italy’s Open Women ready to fly!

Caroline Louise Goodall, Marianna Tedeschi, Elena Bragastini, Jasmine Zurlini Frugis and Alessandra Massimino are members of the Italian Open Women team that will participate at the R4 World Rafting Championship in Al Ain, UAE. This team is already well-known and we’ve looked at these cheerful and smiling faces at several . . . → continue reading . . . Italy’s Open Women ready to fly!